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on tape. a hiker trapped for three days by sandy's record snowfall. he thought that he was near the end when rescuers risking their own lives, found him. >>> and party foul. pippa middleton defends herself against critics on her new book. some calling it a royal embarrassment. >>> happy sunday to everyone at home. the final sunday before election day. it's hard to believe that this campaign has been going on for nearly two years and now we're down to the last two days. voters are starting to have their say. take a look at these long lines for early voting. george stephanopoulos will be here to discuss it all. >> it's the big question. we got the smartest guy in the business. >>> coming up, in the northeast, this election is playing out against the backdrop utterly scrambled by sandy. now, new jersey, will allow voters vote by e-mail. take a look at this picture -- from the cover of the upcoming new york magazine. it takes the breath away. half of the island in the darkness. >> one week ago tomorrow where sandy hit. >>> coming up, the emotional story of the high school football star that
of super storm sandy cleanup expected to take months traffic backed up for miles, long lines of people waiting for buses and gas in the -- as they face a forecast that includes another storm. tahman bradley joins us live with more. >> reporter: good morning. new york is taking steps toward normalcy, limited amtrak service resumes today and crews are working to restore power in manhattan ahead of a deadline tomorrow. still, enormous hurdles. sandy may be gone, frustration in parts of new york is growing. >> we are going to die, we are going to freeze. we have 90-year-old people. >> reporter: in this manhattan neighborhood, recovery continues at a slow pace residents feel like they've been forgot . >> they have no value, they -- they see other areas are being taken care of and they totally overlooked us. >> reporter: hundreds showed up for food at local churches and aid organizations. >> all the food we had to throw out. >> reporter: it was another night of darkness and cold for hard hit staten island. thousands still without power, many homeless, among them mike and his family. >> my yo
back and the subways are mostly running again following super storm sandy. but this morning new york governor andrew cuomo says cold temperatures are going to leave tens of thousands of people whose homes were damaged needing to find other places to live. abc news reporter john chifron reports from lower manhattan. >> flying high above the area, they got a close look at the arthur kill waterway. it is where 350,000 gallons of fuel spilled over as a result of the super storm. >> so i think we are starting to win sphoors the response. as far as the response. >> and the welcome sight. a crane that dangled above the highest residential building is now safely tethered to the side of the building. >> if everything goes according to plan and we have a little more work to do, we hope to reopen west 57th street to traffic. >> it is a small sign that conditions in new york are looking up. coming out of the darkness and quiet -- excitement to have the light and sounds of normalcy. as more subways begin to run. >> i have been in the house day and night with the baby so i am excited to go back to
of last resort but pay phones are suddenly in demand on the east coast in the wake of superstorm sandy. the cbs 5 consumerwatch reporter julie watts tells us people who use pay phones often get a wake-up call when they see the bill. julie. >> reporter: that is right. with 25% of the new york city cell towers wiped out new yorkers are now lining up to use pay phones. and here in earthquake country we're just one tremor away from a similar situation but next time you're forced to use a pay phone you may be in for a surprise. [ beep ] >> reporter: it may have been a while since you've used one of these but the next time you make a pay phone call you'll need more than a quarter. try 20 bucks. >> that's pretty extreme. crazy. >> reporter: that's the holding fee that showed up on our bill weather we recently used a debit card to make a 20-second call at this pay phone from the airport to our station merely 13 miles away. the sign on the phone says a domestic call costs 8 contrary to the recording which quotes another pay phone rate. >> on the first minute charge will be $6.97. each addition
but the problems on the ground still remain. thousands who had just had their power restored after superstorm sandy have lost it again. the nor'easter left a blanket of thick wet snow on the streets and trees, which were already weakened by the hurricane. now the snow is starting to melt, which is filling the streets with filthy sludge. needless to say, the area is in deep need of help and that's where your come in. we're heading into the final stretch of our all day long telethon raising money for the red cross and sandy relief efforts. roberta gonzales has been womaning the phones since before sunrise. roberta, there's still a lot more work to be done now, huh? >> reporter: the telethon officially closes down at 7:00 but that doesn't mean you need to stop giving. we want your support even after 7:00 tonight. this just happens to be cbs 5, all our radio stations owned by cbs and also the cw, who have come together collectively to join forces with the american red cross to be sure we get the money we're raising here to new york, new jersey, philadelphia and connecticut. who can tell us more about t
for insisting on holding the race. as the city struggles to recover from super storm sandy. you can see this damage appeared this is just a sampling at least 90 people have been killed in 10 states. and nearly 4 million homes and businesses are still without power. some sections of the york city have not seen any aid since the storm hit on monday. >> s.i., the hardest hit of the new york's boroughs. and according to residents the most neglected. >> this is a disaster. >> they forgot about us. , this is a disaster. they are pleading. >> we are going to die! we are going to freeze. >> the storm surge pushing boats inland with entire homes swept off their foundation. half of new york's police fatalities died here. -half of new york's -- fatalities. with young boys being ripped. >> no cameras! >> this man was initially hostile and denied the woman's story. >> she did not see the woman's story. one controversy put to rest as mayor michael bloomberg cancelled sunday's to your marathon. there are rows and rows of boxes of food for the marathon runners. >> the untouched resources turning into a
the jersey shore nearly two weeks after sandy, those who used to live in the area got to return home for the first time yesterday. they were taken by bus to their former homes in seaside heights where they had an hour to pack what they could. some of them say they were not prepared for what they saw. >> you have a list and you are prepared to get what you want but you -- you spend like -- 15 minutes just devastated, just trying to look to see what's on the floor. >> reporter: at the main staging center in tom's river new jersey a company has been making restore the shore t- shirts to raise money for schools and shelters. more buses will take people in to the disaster zone each day through tuesday. >>> occupy wall street finds a new cause. helping, the victims of sandy. see how their relief effort is helping people get the supplies they need coming up at 7:17. >> it's hard to imagine we had warm weather just at the beginning of the week. >> short time. >> already another cold morning and rosemary watching the temperatures for us. will it warm up? >> it'll feel a lot like what we
of super storm sandy. how relief workers are trying to help and what the mayor of new york is now urging victims to do. >>> good morning, and welcome to mornings on 2 it's sunday, november 4th i'm mike mibach. >> and i'm claudine wong. let's check in on your weather with rosemary orozco. it's warming up? >> yeah addition fall warming in the forecast for today. we fell back in the overnight hours because of it the sun is already shining. we're looking at anywhere from 4-8 degrees of warming for your afternoon today. you can see 4-5 for santa rosa, san francisco, livermore as well as san jose. i'll break down these number for you and talk about the patchy fog and cool conditions outside your door at this hour coming up. >>> new this morning employees of railey's knob hills foods are on strike for the first time in the company's 77 year history. workers hit the picket line an hour ago. >> reporter: this knob hill store opened at 6:00 a.m. just as scheduled. if we take a peek inside here it looks pretty empty. there is only one person working all the cash registers. and that is because just
. >>> long painful recover from superstorm sandy continues. forcasters are tracking a new storm that could hit wednesday. kira klapper joins us with more on the cleanup efforts. >> reporter: early season nor'easter is expected to slam the mid atlantic and new england with strong winds and heavy rain wednesday. the worst possible news for an already battered region. it has been one week since superstorm sandy hit, leaving 113 dead and more than 1 1/2 million customers still without power. today was the first monday morning commute since sandy unleashed her fury. new york schools reopened, more than one million students, heavy strain on battered transit system. hundreds missed their freezing rain. the seemingly endless lines for gas continued with people gripping their empty fuel cans and frustration mounting by the minute. >> i've been waiting for about 4 1/2 hours. and it is -- [ inaudible ] >> reporter: fema is setting up 10 gas centers and the region. with rationing in new jersey. 20,000 new yorkers remain out of their homes and could be for two more weeks. fema promising to pay for thei
from yet another storm after stupors super storm sandy. wall street 30 minutes after the opening bell after the yesterday's huge losses, more in a minute. >> it is a beautiful start to the morning but it is really chilly out there. the good news is the winds are starting to die down. crystal clear conditions, no problems with visibility. temperatures are sitting in the '40's and '50's. later on this afternoon we're tracking a cold front will approach the bay area with rain. it will be relatively light in nature but widespread. we will continue to see scattered showers and temperatures will continue to drop. here's a look at your satellite and radar picture is sitting in a clot counterclockwise direction. a lot of their rain is sitting off shore and we do have some wet weather. it will continue to spend and sag its way south. i will walk you through the timing of the wet weather in my next report. >> to start with a quick what bridget check with the bay bridge toll plaza is an easy ride coming from 880. there's a short back up there a little bit longer 80 to 20 minutes of your coming f
battered by super storm sandy. the president traveled to hard hit areas on wednesday and today's meeting at the white house includes top aides, the head of fema and by the telephone, the governors of new york, new jersey and connecticut. and in this morning's weekly addressed. the president pledged to help storm victims to rebuild no matter how long it takes. >> as president, i promise them this, your country be there for you for as long as it takes to recover and rebuild. >> following this morning's meeting, they will fan out to tour damaged areas to make sure that necessary resources shall being provided. that includes gasoline because there's a shortage. and the long lines for gas still visible in some states. new jersey is actually rationing gas. >>> some people in new york cheered this morning when the lights came back on. the number of people without power drops from 2.6 million from a high of 8 million. the storm has left 175 people dead, including 106 in the united states. >>> new york marathon will not be run tomorrow. mayor bloomberg canceled that race after mounting criticism.
is this thursday november 1st the northeast is still reeling after super storm sandy this morning. we'll have more on the damage and efforts to clean that up and just a minute. bay area is waking up to rain and we're tracking if there's a forecast and we will visit with their cut in just a bit. >> we are tracking a hot spot at interstate 580 where the drive time continues to decline. and the 5:00 hour there were 45 minutes twice the usual commute time. we are now pushing over 60 minutes over one hour to they also must pass to the dublin interchange. there is still trying to clear the house in the off ramp. rain and a number of incidents and the westbound direction , with a multicar crash that did not clear very quickly. it has left us with this horrendous westbound back up. they flee that is the only hot spot this morning. >> here is a wider view of the storm system we are tracking. it is making his way to the south. impact a lot of church leaders last night but we are no longer seen plo. it is still raining in the south bay and east bay as well. we've seen some improvement for san carlos in redwo
. >>> the death toll from super storm sandy has risen to more than 100 in the united states and canada. utilities say nearly 4 million customers are still without electricity but that is down from 8.5 million at the peak. many people are still waiting for relief supplies. one forecasting company puts the insured loss from sandy at 20 billion dollars and the economic loss at 50 billion. >>> people trying to buy gasoline face really long lines in parts of new jersey and new york. take a look at this cue of cars in new jersey. authorities say more than half of all gasoline services in the new york and new jersey metro area are shut down due to power outages and storm damage. >>> the ipad minihas arrived. we are live in palo alto and will show you how many people are forking out cash to buy apple's newest gadget. >> and rosemary is up soon with details on a great weekend for the bay area. >>> also mail thieves caught on tape. how you can protect your information. >>> a 24 hour nurses strike at the hospitals in the bay area ended this morning. the nurses say they are upset over proposed cuts to sick l
right now could make the hurricane sandy damage even worse. . >>> it is one week after hurricane sandy hit. it happened in low-lying areas and in new jersey that town is expect told get more than an inch of rain and rain gusts up to 55 miles per hour. that is not unusual on its own but this could create a storm surge and add to all the flooding they have had they are investigating reports of gas price gouging and some are reporting up to $30 a gallon craigslist and some are willing to pay it. they have to power their generators until conn edison can turn the power back on. they are trying to get to the polls and governor cuomo is asking them to cast ballots at any polling place they can get to. christie says voters will be allowed to cast ballots by e- mail or fax. >>> they have locked up the race and looking at when the poles close in the biggest battleground states, allison? >> pam, there are nine swing states and here are some coming in tonight. between 4 and 4:30 p.m., the first poles close between virginia, ohio and north carolina. then a 5:00 they close and by 6:00 the battlegr
expected to open, despite having major flooding from sandy. >> new work at jfk will start flying again and limited capacity yesterday. >> we will take a quick break it is for 0 7:00 a.m.. we will take a quick break. it is a wet start this morning iran arrived overnight. we are waking up to aid would commute. at 4:09 a.m. and futures are mixed on wall street. the shredding was shut down because of hurricane fanti. >> the dow gained close allowed the town. the nasdaq lost about 1111 points. >> a great day on wall street for ned flick after word got out that the billionaire investor carl con. icon is known for buying stakes in companies and then pressuring changes in management and the board of directors. net flics has been sagging company raised prices 16% a year ago. >> an estimated 25% of centel's were knocked out by super storm san. subscribers will not need to paint or do anything extra just dial out as you normally would. calls will aren't medically connect through the network with a strong signal the area. >> ups is expected holiday sick to this to some 10%. the company says the pr
another storm. how this will impact the recovery efforts of superstorm sandy. >> plus, coming clean. what the muni vandals caught here on camera is saying about the incident. >> and it is proof that everybody vote counts. coming up, how astronauts are making their voices heard even from outer space. maddy, come on. we got a new book! yay! come get into bed. this is a story about jingle the husky pup. and jingle was a good dog. ruff! ruff! jingle loved to bark hello. ruff! ruff! ruff! ruff! jingle even loved to sing. ruff! ruff! ruff! ruff! ruff! jingle! let's read the book to him. jingle, stay. and jingle did. ruff! ruff! [ female announcer ] hallmark interactive story buddies. counts- including absentee ballots from out of space. mission control in houston emailed a digital version oe p to astronauts >>> with the election too close to call every vote counts including absentee ballots from outer space. mission control in houston emailed a digital version of the ballot to astronauts in the international space station. when complete it comes back down to earth on the same path. the system w
. >> from superstar sandy is responsible for at least 113 deaths of 43 of those deaths are in new york city alone. >> the secretary of homeland's security visited new york this week in. she toured s.i. an area that was particularly hard hit by the storm. she told state and local officials her department and fema are committed to helping everyone in the region impacted by the storm. >> two people are dead and dozens are displaced as investigators continue to seek the cause of an explosion that level at least two houses in an indianapolis neighborhood and damages as many as 30 beyond repair. fire officials say they do not know what caused the blast. it happened about 11:00 p.m. saturday. damages are estimated at $3.6 million. residents returning to that neighborhood says the explosion has created a feeling of fear among families. >> is our to year-old that is the scared as. she heard us talking. >> officials at this point have not released i did see of the two people were killed. a candlelight vigil was held sunday night for a second grade teacher and her husband that live in the homes destro
to new time filers due to the effects of super storm sandy. >> the census bureau reported three tens of a drop last month. car dealers furniture electronics and hardware stores all saw a drop in business. subside we saw sales at grocery stores and gas stations out in the month of october. that is partly because of super storm sandy. >> three popular companies have been fined $20,000 apiece for not having the proper permits. would it included citations for not having enough service insurance. state regulators compared these companies to taxi services. even though people say they're simply helping people of cars can act in that neighborhood. they should in some money. lugar is also the target of a class action lawsuits from taxi drivers that say this service is taking away fares from law abiding licensed certified cabbies. from this is like a unregulated competition. >> it is 7:12 a.m. and we have to take a quick break. we come back we will talk to erika will break down the forecast for us. these are pictures from i believe capitol hill and we'll talk about the briefing of the attack o
. the bay area city where the public is deciding where that money goes. >> and victims of superstorm sandy bracing for a second disaster. the ripple effects already in the bay area. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow. you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah, blah, blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no, we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver. only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. securing his second term. >>> now at 6:30, president obama is back in our nation's capital one night after securing his second term the talk on capitol hill has gone from campaign to compromise. cbs 5 political reporter grace lee with a look at the old problems the president faces in his new term. grace. >> reporter: that's right, dana. that so-called "fis
without power. >> new york gov. says hurricane sandy and katrina had a lot in common and none of it was good. superstar on sandy was worse in some ways compared to hurricane katrina. sandy did $42 billion worth of damage to new york. it costs more costly damage than katrina. >> in world news investigators had exhumed the palestinian leader to find out if he does poison by polonium. he died a decade ago after a sudden and severe illness. doctors from france, switzerland, and russia are going to take their own samples for independent analysis. authorities said high levels of the substance was found on araphats personal belongings. >> the fire that killed more than 100 textile workers by sabotage according to the bangladesh government. the worst ever industrial fire broke out on saturday and consumed in multistory factor. the interior minister said in a claccording to the investigation the fire was arson. >> coming up on the kron for a morning news we are following a developing story out of san francisco with the axis to and from treasure island on interstate 80 are closed due to
to connect. rethink possible. sandy barbour fired jeff tedford, ending his 11-year reig >>> three days after losing his fifth game with the bears cal athletic director sandy barber fired jeff tedford. >> why did you say yes to the bears? >> i think we can recruit players, there's a commitment here to improve some of the facilities so that we might attract some players to cal. >> when i spoke with jed tedford prior to the 2002 season the bears had not had a winning season in nine years. he turned a one loss team into a seven win team immediately and made it to the post-season eight times with the bears. it was an emotional decision for sandy barber. >> jeff tedford is a good man who has brought great success and celebration to this university. who deserves to occupy a place of honor in the cal family. his legacy is unquestioned. >> reporter: tedford was facing an unuphill battle losing top assistant coaches to better paying jobs in the pac-12. in fact, i was told tedford dug into his own pocket to pay for some of his assistants. >> we have taken a look at where we are in the marketplace of en
are taking steps to make sure everyone can vote despite some challenges created by that storm sandy. both states are allowing people to cast ballots at any polling place. there are shuttling to get people to the polls. and ballots have been sent to emergency shelters. >> the weather is about to turn bad again in areas hit by sandy last week. a nor'easter is expected to hit new york and new jersey tomorrow. there could be heavy rain and winds gusting to 60 miles an hour. and that within a problem for crews trying to restore power to a million homes and businesses. and more flooding is likely along the coast. it's so heartbreaking to hear that because these guys need a break. >> lawrence has a little measure of good news because it looks like it might stay offshore a little bit? >> the core of the low may stay a little further off the coastline so hopefully they won't get hit with the brunt of the winds. but cold air will bring snow. so tough going on the eastern seaboard. out west, high pressure dominating our weather. mostly clear start although we are seeing some patchy fog in the north
have no electricity this morning. super storm sandy was responsible for many deaths and area. >> saw what airlines parted with see well to help los 60 animals orphaned after super storm sandy to california. often pets have filled shelters and are being moved to make room. for thousands of that was displaced after super storm standinsandy. 60 cas and dogs on the east coast were flown across this country on a special charter flight. see world rescue experts tap from the animals on the trip. >> traffic is light. san jose 53 degrees. 65 this afternoon. if you're taking the week off for thanksgiving relax. if you the week off for thanksgiving relax. if you are headed to [ man ] it's big. supports in times of need. same with aladdin. the biggest in bail. no one has lower prices, is faster or more professional. aladdin bail bonds. bigger because we're better. [ man ] it's big. supports in times of need. same with aladdin. the biggest in bail. no one has lower prices, is faster or more professional. aladdin bail bonds. bigger because we're better. we are back. 4:44. >> ski resorts are openi
:11. one week after sandy why east coast residents have to evacuate again. and the extreme measures being taken to make sure people dealing with sandy's aftermath can get out and vote. >> a controversial idea what california state university isproposing that made the students just furious. >>> lots of sunshine and it will be nice but not as warm as yesterday but way above average on temps and big changes start tomorrow. but maybe one more day of a couple record highs. >> thank you, steve. >>> one week after sandy devastated many seaside towns in new jersey, some people are being told to evacuate again. the office of emergency management is ordered people living in low lying areas in brick township new jersey to evacuate ahead of an approaching nor'easter. the town is expected to see more than an inch of rain and wind gusts up to 55 miles per hour during the storm. that alone is not unusual. but it could create a storm surge and add to the flooding. >>> turnout for the election has been heavy even in locations that saw heavy damage from super storm sandy. here you can see people long lines
are back at 440 k him continue to follow the latest with the election and with super storm sandy. election officials in new jersey and new york are taking the extraordinary steps to make sure president impacted by sandy get the chance to vote today. you're looking at the aftermath. in one of the jersey county ballots were delivered to the emergency shelter just today. the governor has issued an expected visit order allowing people to vote statewide of presidential elections at any polling place in the state. it does not have to be the one that you have been designated to. >> also a week after sandy ravaged the northeast of nations continue to pour it. the american red cross has taken in nearly $85 million. that is more than double the 35 million that it raised friday morning. with the money it has received the red cross has been operating shelters offering food and supplies to storm victims. >> the head of the food and drug administration will appearongressional hearings on the nationwide that the african meningitis. more than 400 others have been sickened by contaminated steroid shots dis
. obama shoots up. in 2012 are taking sandy comes in and what happens. romney has to basically spent his campaign. obama comes in at presidential does thinks chris christie and he becomes best-loved going on all the networks. when you look at the polling 42 percent of the people voted said that sandy had an impact on their vote. that is 15 percent said it was the major part of why they voted. when you look at that with only 5% of the people voted on form policy may be 10 percent voted on health care. but 15 percent said it was sandy. there is a real october surprise in this election and it benefited the great benefit of president obama. >> before we go on to some of the state proposition is one more quick question on the national front. for the republican party you mentioned latino votes be important one for. are we about to seek an internal struggle in the republican party as to what our party is going forward. some people say we have to be more close to capture if that vote of the minority vote. others say no we were not conservative enough is the problem. >> the tea party rights movem
're waiting for the power to come back on. more than 8 million customers ephors lost power after sandy and that was made worse by the nor'easter. the victims are getting a helping hand and hot meals from those who survived hurricane katrina. a team from a caesarean is in new orleans travel all the way to s.i.. they said the bay got caught with hurricane country and now it is time for them to repay the favor. they sir john ladd to the victims as well as the first responders of the storm. this looks like the most traveled spot. we're looking at light traffic on monday the observance of veterans day. we'll leave back with any hot spots need to steer around. >> live look this is our roof camera showing us the skies over seven francisco. but is clear and cold there. we will get a look at the air forecast with arafat in just a minute but first we're going to jackie sissel who is in san rafael. still 38 degrees how? >> i got a year and it is not added any warmer yet. this that is out but is still not the goods had over the buildings in downtown san rafael. it is cold probably one of the colde
'easter after superstorm sandy. cars with even numbered license plates can fill up on even numbered days and odd plates on odd days. power outages still persist. >> they told us it was going to be maybe thanksgiving. so, you know, it's very rotator -- very rough. >> he says power companies are working slowly, and he wants them investigated. many still do not have power. if you are flying today you might want to check with the airline ahead of time. there were storm related cancellations yesterday, much fewer than the day before though. most were from jfk in new york, new ark in new jersey. >>> people who live in treasure islands may have to deal with power outages for a while longer. the power has gone out an average of once a week for four hours at a time. that's according to a report filed with the cities cup. the city's utilities commission says there's no permanent commission until the islands are turned over to the city and developed. however, that may not happen for several years. >>> seven members of navy seal team 6 after the military says they disclosed classified information to electro
hurricane sandy including a shortage of rental cars in the northeast the few left are going for hundreds of dollars a day. rob nelson, abc news, new york. >>> 26-year-old murder suspect scheduled to be in court today in san jose believed to be involved in a violent crime spree. jonathan wilbanks was arrested last friday an officer suffered minor injuries in a shootout. wilbanks and another suspect still on the loose are suspected of killing a 22-year-old during an attempted carjacking. wilbanks is being held without bail. $20,000 reward offered for the capture of his accomplice. >>> in a few hours ken salazar will visit an oyster farm. next week he is expected to announce a decision on whether to allow the company to continue operating there. the lease which allows the company to grow and harvest oysters is set to expire the end of the minute. park service claims the farm is harming the environment and wants it closed. review in august found the park services environmental review lacked strong scientific support. >>> this morning union members are returning to work at the port of oakland
. the mere fact it comes in a week after sandy is causing problems. fog, sun, cooler for us. a westerly wind. fog on the coast. also some of that is over the bridges and moving in locally. 60s and 70s on the temps. they'll continue to slide down today. out of those 80s and goodbye to the 80s on the coast. colder showers developing on thursday and very cold kind of a rainy off and on pattern on friday. the weekend looks better. very cold in the morning. >>> 6:13. new details about a man that was killed in an officer involved shooting in fremont. what the man's family is saying about his mental state at the time of that shooting. >>> the decision on a controversial measure that would ban sitting around on the streets of berkeley. >>> we are more election results for you right now. look at your screen. prop 33 which would make changes in auto insurance. seems to be lagging right now. the yes vote 45% the no vote 55%. >>> welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 morning news. time now 6:16. one of the most recognizable political figures in the bay area is heading back to washington. california has ree
is scheduled to meet tonight with athletic director sandy barbour and the san jose won its ninth game of the year, beating b y u 20-14. >> this tragic break-in at a zoo also, a vigil brings together a texas community after a deadly train crashed this week. gabe slate tech report tech report www.kron4.com for a chance to get one of these recipe readers. ♪ [ female announcer ] nature exists on the grandest scale... ♪ ...and in the tiniest details. ♪ and sometimes both. nature valley granola thins pack the big taste of granola and dark chocolate into one perfect square, under 100 calories. nature valley granola thins. nature at its most delicious. the month in taxes, driver error could be to blame for a deadly collision in the month of-texas--between a train and a veteran parade. residents and the midland area and held a candlelight vigil saturday to remember the victims and their families. a few hundred people showed up for the vigil. there were four veterans from the afghanistan and iraq that were killed thursday when a freight train slammed into the parade floats during the para
of tragedy. how tow truck drivers preying on victims of sandy. >> we are wake up with scattered showers but we do have a break on the wait a way. what to expect coming up. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. . >>> officials in new york say tow truck drivers preying on victims of sandy. undercover officers are looking for two tow truck driver who have been stealing cars damaged in the storm. they say that they can get as much as $500 per car at a junkyard. >> i know of one good arrest that patrol made where a man was arrested for trying to steal a porsche out of one of
,000. this is the second straight drop after super storm sandy. application spiked to 451,003 weeks ago. people can claim unemployment benefits if their work place is forced to close and thereby getting paid. >> two political rivals will be meeting over a meal today. we're talking about president obama and mitt romney. it will be having a private lunch at the white house. if this is the first meeting since the last debate. president obama promise in his speech that he will sit down with romney and talk about how they could both moves for. that will have lunch in a private dining room and that mr. romney is scheduled to meet with his former running mate paul ryan. this will be happening after the lunch. >> the white house to send representatives to capitol hill to find out the conditions of the looming fiscal cliff. they complain that the white house has not provided them on how the president will curb medicaid and medicare. if the president has been consistent and that he does not want the tax to go for people who are under too much as $50. he is adamant that any new tax revenue must come from--he once r
and frustrations are still happening after 12 days after sandy hit. >> i do not have lied on for my children i have no power, heat or the guard has not been picked up. >> they still cannot stand to get the electricity back. >> new york's governor has threatened to pull the governor's operating license. we paid them and gave him a franchise as experts at doing this. they still have failed and they should be held accountable for their failure. >> this church is volunteering to serve hot meals. many left before sunset and the trends are still not running. one woman told us that it feels like martial law here. people are just bolted inside their homes. >> there's no power no light and you can hardly see in front of you. usually you try to get in before the sun goes down. >> this registered nurse is crammed into his living room and he shares with three other people. if someone comes in here and take the little that have left with guns. it is like, getting. they just forgot about us. how are we supposed to survive. >> the bay bridge approach shows that the traffic seems to be moving. otherwise it is quit
not said if weather played a role. >> sandy slammed the east coast only to be followed by a nor'easter. and today. people in new york are still without power. >> we want power. >> when do we want it? we want it now. >> thousands of angry customers protected outside the new york utility company yesterday. >> 130,000 homes and businesses are still in the dark. >> people may have to wait until at least tuesday for the lights to come back on. >> garbage pick up, nothing. >> thousands of tree trimmers are now working with the power company trying to bring back the lights. >> tough times for them. >> we will turn to our own weather here at home. >> it is chilly outside. and the sun is shining. >> taking a little bit to warm it on up. >> they plawnged once again. >> that has not aided in the cooling and it is great for the media showers that you wants to stir up tonight. >> giving you a look interest. and so far, the coldest numbers in month. ening and santa rosa tieing a record at 30 degrees. >> we do have a frost advisory and stretches from the sacral valley off to the mountain range
to struggle from the devastation of superstorm sandy. so today, over 1300 volunteers from new jersey traveled to staten island to serve warm meals and distribute supplies to victims of the storm. >> we want to give them hope back and let them know we're here to support them in any way. >> reporter: a taste of tradition thousands of miles from home. these troops from the first infantry division in afghanistan's bagram airfield took a short break to chow down on their thanksgiving meal while other families like the mccormick's were lucky enough to greet their hero in person after a six month deployment. >> got skype and stuff like that, but to see it in person is just amazing. >> reporter: in washington, stacy kohan, kron 4 news. >>> jim harbaugh can be thankful he has two capable starting quarterbacks. there's news involving alex smith's concussion status and who will start this sunday against the giants. will it be smith or colin capernick? that will be after the break. ♪ secondhand smoke affects everyone's health. it's not just irritating. it can cause heart disease and even death. speak u
sandy after taking a strong stance on the looming fiscal cliff telling lawmakers that the economy cannot afford a tax increase on all americans. republican leaders say raising income tax rates on wealthier americans could hurt job creation. >>> after a rough closing on wednesday over those fiscal cliff fears, wall street is once again on edge this morning as new figures show the 17-nation euro zone has officially fallen back into a recession. and workers protest there are sweeping across the continent. kayla tausche is at the new york stock exchange with more. kayla, good morning. >> good morning, natalie. the congressional budget office has warned that failing to fix the $600 billion in tax and spending cuts would drive the u.s. into recession, which has been relatively strong compared to europe with rising unemployment and unrest, as well as china where big questions loom over the direction of the world's second largest economy under new leadership. president obama yesterday called for tax cuts to the middle class immediately. that followed business leaders and a big meeting there, one
we can expect. >>catherine: we've been hearing a lot about the power problems after storm sandy and also long lines for mass transit. this was the scene in new jersey. a huge delays. just one-fifth of the trends are running. and a lot of ongoing gas shortages. this is now impacting the state of connecticut. they are trying to go to get fuel from new york, new jersey going into the state of connecticut. and even price gouging on gasoline but there are also reports of the costs of groceries. the law prohibits sharp increases and even delicatessens and taxicabs toward >> the death of that two year-old and pittsburgh after he fell into the exhibit of african wild dogs. the mother put the child on a railing and the toddler was killed by the animals. the zoo workers had fired darts and the staffers did not rush into that exhibit because she said it would not have helped. >> the question came to office of white that the staff:and. it was too dangerous and a determined almost immediately to call the veterinarian to address the medical knowledge to know that it was not going to help. >>
two weeks after superstorm sandy 120,000 homes and businesses remain in the dark. this is american red cross and criticism to the response saying its work has been near flawless, but in some hard hit areas like breezy point new york, residents have seen no sign of the relief organizations. >>> in a landmark vote, greek lawmakers approved the country's 2013 austerity budget. it is a major step forward securing a 40 billion rescue loan to prevent greece going bankrupt. >>> a full on throw down at the phoenix international raceway after nascar stars jeff gordon and clint boyar got into a bump. gordon slowed down, after weeks of dust up. the road rage didn't stop there. pit crews from both teams got into it in the garage area. nascar is considering what penalties to inflict on the two. as you heard, matt, savannah, al, gordon saying he's not going to apologize. >> might want to be careful when he gets in the car next time. that's not going to end well. >> like a hockey game broke out. >> i know. >>> mr. roker, what's the weather look like? >> we have a vigorous cold front making it across
'm frank mallicoat, cbs 5. hey, we need another driver here! >>> still recovering from superstorm sandy, the macy's thanksgiving day parade was just the distraction new york need. the thousands of people filled the streets of manhattan for the show. this year macy's gave away 5,000 parade tickets to those hit hard by sandy. kermit the frog, papa smurf and santa claus were there but one tradition was missing, the snoopy balloon. it was downgraded -- downgraded -- to the peanuts themed float. how can they downgrade snoopy? >> i think snoopy's brother spike had something to do with it. >> call charlie brown! >> got to kick the football! >> the football was still there. great show. around here great weather. awesome weather. i know it's dark now but a lot of you may be still pounding the pavement after eating that big meal. the weather is nice. upper 60s to mid-50s. livermore 66 the high. los altos topped out at 66, san jose 65. oakland, san francisco, napa topped out at 64, just with perfect weather. let's be thankful for our weather because in seattle another round of rain is coming to
the most out of a disaster caused by super storm sandy and how they want to turn it into a moneymaker. >>> good morning. we have mostly clear skies. temperatures will warm up anywhere from 30s 40s to 50s on the lows but 60s for highs. >>> a n roller coaster knock -- a new jersey roller coaster knocked into the atlantic ocean because of super storm sandy may live on as a tourist attraction. the decision has not opinion made to -- he believes tourists will flock to see it. demolition crews have removed the damaged board walk. >>> no power water shortages are expected from a huge power plant. the fire started in the control room of the plant yesterday morning. and mostly expecting the four stories of the plant that are below ground. firefighters made several attempts at putting the fire out but because of dangerous conditions they are letting it burn out instead. >>> 5:55. oakland there is a very ambitious teenager who wants piedmont to become one with oakland. 17-year-old noah goldstein and his friends started the liberate piedmont movement. they have been hounding people in both cities
back on. more than 8 million people lost power when sandy first struck followed by the northeastern that they got after that. >> the victims of the nor'easter and 70 are now getting a helping hand from those who were in hurricane katrina. they travel all laid to s.i. and volunteers as were asked by the media out why. they said they came to help us in the wake of katrina and now it's our turn to repay the favor. they fed the people as well as the first responders affected by the storm jambalaya and such. >> a lot of the people i can help us were new york firefighters. they help desk and they did things so we get the an opportunity to come out we got up here and start to cut the jambalaya. >> this storm is disposal for at least a hundred and 13 deaths. >> so many questions about what causes autism in children and doctors are finding in the possible link. a new study coming out this morning finds that women who had the flu while they were pregnant or twice as likely to have the child later diagnosed with optimism. those who had a fever that lasted a week or longer while there were pres
a statement that they say beat a pile. the incident happen on sandy bridges court. residents in the area were warned that they were at risk for identity theft. >>> california posted stronger than expected job gains last month. as a result the jobless rate ticked a bit lower. the unenemployment rate jumped to 10.1%. >>> here in the bay area the unemployment rate remains less than average. solano county has the highest therm -- highest average personality of 10.1. >>> intended to lock construction of the high speed rail lines through the central valley. a group of farmers had filed a lawsuit to host construction. the rail authority did not conduct an environmental review. the state is expected to be herd next year. today's decision allows. >>> one of oakland's most wanted suspects is is under arrest. he was taken into cushionty woo just happened to be eating at that same registration rant and how that let to the arrest. >> place price this call this arrest a textbook revolution. officers had traveled to las vegas searching for flanoum k- l. everything changed. >> a couple of hours later we end
will be written by boosters. that is the way it's done in big time programs. here is the athletic director sandy barber. >> jeff has been a class act through every bit of this. and certainly it's:gz- disappointing. he wanted to continue to lead cal football. and made that very clear. >> he will leave a legacy because memorial stadium never would have been renovated, that $3231 million job never would have happened with out tedford and his success. who takes over now? that is the question, we'll have a live report at 5:00 and 6:00. >> it's sad so-to-see him go. >> he's a goodman. >> still ahead, new information on the o.j. simpson case, who has come forward to say he killed the ex-wife, and friend. >> and bad news for hewlett-packard why the company says it was the victim of a multi billion dollar fraud. >> plus a thanksgiving tradition in the east bay today, but why this deal >> at 4:so checking traffic downtown skyway. andnífñ it's usual bumper to bumper crawl heading left to right moving more smoothlysówh the right side of the screen. back with more >>> it's a tradition in oakland that almo
winner tonight. it was devastated, as you know, by that superstorm sandy and still awaiting word how many people in the storm zone could actually show up. but we are ready to project that the winner tonight in new jersey is president obama, george. >> so we still see the north is going to president obama, the south is going to governor romney. so far just about everything as expected right now. see the states filled in that have been called already but we'll keep our eye all night long on these big battlegrounds where the campaigns have invested so much time and energy and money. the big states that are going to tip the balance tonight, the vote continues to come in. i want to go to ohio. you see it on the map right now if we can zone in on the board. we see about 20% of the vote has now come in ohio. president obama has 59% of that so far. governor romney, 40% and jon karl, i want to go to you. so much of that lead is based on the early vote that was made before today. >> yeah, that's exactly right and, remember, i said at this time exactly four years ago, obama had a 33-point lead over
storm aimed at the hard hit northeast. and al is in sandy point, new jersey, again this morning. al, good morning to you. >> they built this berm, this dune a mile long yesterday to protect against the nor'easter yesterday to put in an access point and bringing in dump trucks to bring in more sand to protect against a storm surge. let's show you the northeast, because they are making a way along the new jersey coast and bringing in strong northeasterly winds and wind gusts from 30 to 40 miles per hour, and we are expecting airport delays along the i-95 corridor and expecting storm surge from two to four feet of storm surge along the eastern board. the storm surge is going to be causing problems on the beach erosion, and shore waves of 8 to 12 feet. and we have rain with the system. we are talking about anywhere from two to four inches of rain, but look at what is behind it. along the new york/new jersey shoreline, on into pennsylvania and upstate new york, we are talking about snow. some areas are picking up six to nine inches of snow. the philadelphia area has a winter storm warnin
for hundreds of thousands of superstorm sandies. the utility companies say they -- sandy. the utility companies say it may take another week for that. >>> in the meantime, there is a new gas rationing system in new york city and long island. they are trying to cut back on the long lines. drivers can only fill up every other day. police are at those gas stations enforcing the new ravening laws -- rationing laws. >>> it looks like the flights are a bit friendlier. flights are on time at sfo. no grounding. there were some storm-related cancellations yesterday but a lot fewer than the day before. >>> 7:36. well, several inches of new snow fell in the sierra overnight and with the start of the ski season about a week away. brian hickey is joining you us live from north star. it looks like you are toasting a couple of marshmallows, brian. >> reporter: yes. we're warming up for window. i just burned my first marshmallow. we're out here at north star. take a look at what fell. it turned out to an quick shot, a potent shot of snow. but the good news, it's getting us off to a good start. you guys are ope
sandy barber --he won a school record 82 games and a shared conference title but ended his tenure with a mediocre run. the bears lost their final five games this season. for their worst mark. he is still owed $6.9 million of the final three years of his contract. >> i went into the meeting with the decision. certainly you to evaluate over the course of the season was a difficult one for us. i believe it was the right thing to do to wait for the conclusion of the students. what continue to analyze that steps season--as i said before i had the obligation to do what is right for cal. >> i want to thank the gthe university of california for this opportunity. >> just-in-time of the holiday david lee is giving back to the community serving food to 2000 homeless and low-income families he was just happy to be a part event.of its. >> it is something good to pass along. one of the great joys is playing in the nba when we live in a community i'm from san louis a long way from here. but i want to make a positive contribution to the bay area. something i am happy to do any work out great. >>
trying to shorten lines in parts of long island hit by the winter storm after the superstorm sandy. cars with even numbered license plates can fill up onnd numbered days. odd numbers or vanity plates go on odd days. in the meantime they still have problems with power being out. >> they told us it was going to be maybe thanksgiving. you know, so, yes, it's very rough. >> the governor of new york andrew cuomo says power companies are working too slow. he wants them investigated. utility companies are saying 658,000 customers all along the northeast don't have electricity and as you can see it's very cold back there. >>> here until the bay area, people living near and on treasure island dealing with power outages, some of them are fed up. as ktvu brian flores tells us, these power problems are going to be around probably for years. brian. >> yeah, that's right, pam i have to say that it's very frustrating for these residents here in treasure island dealing with the cold temperatures and power outages. they're doing the best they can. look behind me. these are the aged power lines here on th
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